scaphoid


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scaph·oid

(skaf'oyd), [TA]
Boat-shaped; hollowed. See: scaphoid (bone).
[scapho- + G. eidos, resemblance]

scaphoid

/scaph·oid/ (skaf´oid)
1. boat-shaped.
2. scaphoid bone

scaphoid

(skăf′oid′)
adj.
Shaped like a boat.
n.

scaphoid

[skaf′oid]
Etymology: Gk, skaphe, skiff, eidos, form
boat-shaped, such as the scaphoid bone of the wrist.

scaphoid

adjective Hollow; concave; boat-shaped.

noun Obsolete for navicular bone.

scaph·oid

(skaf'oyd) [TA]
Boat-shaped; hollowed.
See also: scaphoid (bone)
Synonym(s): navicular.
[scapho- + G. eidos, resemblance]

scaphoid

  1. a bone of the wrist or ankle.
  2. boat-shaped.

scaphoid

1. shaped like a boat.
2. radial carpal bone. See Table 10.
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In normal cases, it is a continuous, thin, low-signal-intensity band bridging the chondral margins of the lunate and scaphoid.
The joint of the SLIC screw resides in the interval between the scaphoid and lunate and allows for an approximate 15 to 22 degree toggle angle range of rotation.
Through extended standard carpal tunnel release approach to mid-part of the forearm, after carpal tunnel release, lunate and proximal scaphoid with bony fragments were found.
A 1 cm-skin incision was made over the scaphotrapezoid joint at the volar aspect of the wrist and the distal portion of the scaphoid was exposed.
SLI is diagnosed with a gap or separation between the scaphoid and the lunate bones on a posterior anterior wrist X-ray.
The unique "kidney bean" shape of the scaphoid can complicate the visualization of fracture lines.
Beckham went off with a broken scaphoid bone in his right wrist but Jordaan said: "He is a huge icon and the support for him here is unrivalled.
The lesion appears as a painless unilateral swelling along the upper half of the ear, usually in the area of the scaphoid or triangular fossae adjacent to the helix.
Haase suffered the injury early in the season, but repeated X-rays during the course of the season did not reveal the fracture to the scaphoid bone in his right wrist.
To gain stabilization of the wrist, the scaphoid and lunate bones in the wrist were fused to the radius, one of the bones of the forearm.
Henry is to be fitted with a special cast because of a nasty back injury, while Rose faces at least another few weeks out of action because of a broken scaphoid.
The 20-year-old former Newport County player was involved in his country's Euro qualifier in Belgium last night but is playing with a small splint after breaking a scaphoid bone in his thumb.